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Tower Center conference to explore the Rise of China

The SMU John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies will host its seventh annual National Security Conference, Nov. 5-6, 2014. This year’s theme is the rise of China and the U.S. response.  The conference is free and open to the

Stampede of Service Nov. 7 & 8 makes a difference

SMU’s annual ‘Stampede of Service’ brings students, alumni, faculty and staff together on national service day in different cities across the country. Previously known as Community Service Day, which began in the 1960s, SMU Stampede of Service offers teams the opportunity

Community partners program connects SMU locally and globally

Community partners work with the University to host faculty research, service-learning courses and volunteer initiatives, as well as helping students engage with the world beyond the classroom.

H. O. Robertson exhibit opens at Meadows Museum Nov. 9

This fall, the Meadows Museum, along with the Bywaters Special Collections at the Hamon Arts Library, will celebrate a generous gift containing over two-dozen works by the artist H. O. Robertson. Given by members of the artist’s family, the works include

SMU TollTag available from North Texas Tollway Authority

SMU fans can now display Mustang spirit wherever they go with an SMU-branded TollTag from the North Texas Tollway Authority. Emblazoned with the University’s spirited pony mascot, Peruna, and traditional SMU red and blue colors, the limited edition TollTag can

SMU study will teach algebra with student-authored stories

Can students learn algebra from Instagram and video games? SMU teaching researcher Candace Walkington thinks so. Walkington’s new study, funded by the National Academy of Education, will test that idea. The new study asks pre-algebra students to author their own algebra stories

Department of Anthropology celebrates Golden Jubilee

In fall 1964, professors Fred Wendorf and Ron Wetherington brought the discipline of anthropology to SMU. This year, the University celebrates the Department of Anthropology’s Golden Jubilee. Today, the department offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees focusing

SMU honors distinguished alumni and emerging leader

Philanthropic, civic and business leaders will receive SMU’s Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest honor the University bestows upon its graduates, during a campus ceremony in November. The 2014 Distinguished Alumni are educational leader Mary Brinegar ’69, investment banker Frank M.

Meadows Museum presents major survey of Goya prints

The Meadows Museum announces its fall exhibition, Goya: A Lifetime of Graphic Invention. On view through March 1, 2015, the exhibition launches the Meadows’ 50th anniversary year by presenting the entirety of the Museum’s holdings of printed works by Francisco

Texas Industry Photographs by Robert Yarnall Richie

SMU Central University Libraries now has online more than 1,000 photographic prints and negatives depicting non-oil-related Texas companies (ca. 1936-1970), taken by Robert Yarnall Richie (1908-1984). The photographs are part of the DeGolyer Library’s Robert Yarnall Richie Photograph Collection, which consists

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